Why is the Village using Speed Cameras?

Traffic safety is a high priority for Chevy Chase Village.  The Village believes cameras are effective in reducing speeding on residential streets.  Speeding is a significant public safety problem both in Montgomery County and around the state.  In 2005, 214 people were killed in speeding-related crashes in Maryland, with at least 16 of those deaths occurring in Montgomery County.  A recent poll conducted in Montgomery County by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found that 74 percent of respondents believe that speeding is a problem on residential streets and 59 percent favored the use of speed cameras.

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1. What are Speed Cameras?
2. What are the fines for violation?
3. Where do I pay my fine?
4. How may I contest my fine?
5. Why is the Village using Speed Cameras?
6. Where else will speed cameras be used?
7. How will the money from the fines be used?
8. How will I know if I'm in a speed camera zone?
9. Where do I call if I have a question about the speed camera program?
10. How do I transfer liability?
11. How do I obtain a flag release (VR119) for my vehicle?